Resources for Teachers
Did you know you can get a card with a teacher status that will allow you to keep books longer than three weeks? Call your local PLSJ branch for more information.
Send a Representative to Visit Your School
PLSJ will gladly send a representative to visit your school for various presentations about the library. We can also arrange field trips and library tours. Please contact:
- Steubenville: Jaime Romanyak, call 740 282-9782 or email email@example.com
- Edison and Indian Creek School Districts Grades Pre-K through 4th: Misty Teasdale, call 740 264-6166 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Toronto City Schools Grades Pre-K through 4th: Brea Hosenfeld, call 740 537-1262 or email email@example.com
- Buckeye Local School Districts Grades Pre-K through 4th: Karen Merritt, call 740 859-5163 or email firstname.lastname@example.org - OR Pam Kourim, call 740 769-2090 or email email@example.com
- For grades 5-12: Jennifer Cesta, call 740 282-9782 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For information or presentations about research and what our reference department has to offer, please contact : JL Lash, call 740 264-6166 or email email@example.com
For information or presentations about local history or genealogy, please contact: Erika Grubb, call 740 264-6166 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Great links for educators
Scholastic’s Top 25 teacher websites: Article Source
Edutopia: helps identify trends in education and what methods are currently working. The articles present very useful information for teachers and the site provides fantastic perspective on a number of issues.
Ohio Ready to Read: offers early literacy support.
The Teaching Palette–This blog covers useful resources, classroom-management techniques, and art-worthy news.
ScienceFix-Middle school science teacher Darren Fix entertains with science lessons and experiments.
Super Teacher Worksheets: Members have unlimited access to thousands of worksheets and printable materials. They offer math worksheets, reading comprehension stories, spelling lists, handwriting practice sheets, grammar worksheets, holiday printables, and more!
Prekinders: Hands- on activities and printables to inspire young minds.
Teachers Pay Teachers: is a community of millions of educators who come together to share their work, their insights, and their inspiration with one another.
EdHelper: provides teachers with free printables, graphic organizers, worksheets, lesson plans, games and many other activities.
Smithsonian Education:Good web site for teachers, students, and families. It has lesson plans for all subject.
Math TV: is a platform that features a wide range of math videos covering a plethora of mathematical concepts. These videos are browsable via topic or by textbook.
Zinn Education Project: full of free downloadable U.S. History resources that are organized by theme, time period and reading level.
DLTK Kids: Children's crafts, coloring pages, worksheets, poems, games and other activities for preschool, kindergarten and elementary school kids.
Mr. Gym: provides comprehensive elementary physical education and secondary physical education resources.
Education Development Center: provides information to teachers, parents and professionals to address challenges in education. It provides research, educational materials and strategies.
Reading Rockets: offers strategies, lessons, activities and ideas designed to help young children learn to read.